Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

John M. Bennett

Length of Service:
14 months

Date of Injury:
July 31, 1911

Date of Death:
July 31, 1911

Location of Incident:
1300 Weatherbee

Calvary Cemetery

On July 31, 1911, John M. Bennett was killed when he was thrown from the fire wagon as it hit a gully that had been washed out by recent rains. When the wagon struck the gully, Bennet, the wagon driver, was thrown forward and landed between the horses and the wagon. The wagon, loaded with men and equipment, then ran over Bennett’s head and chest. He died instantly.

» Return to Hero List